Peter Kueper, from Sneek, Dutch province of Friesland, joined the Anabaptists and moved to Münster, where he seems to have played a rather important part in the "kingdom" of Jan van Leyden. In October 1534 he was one of the "apostles" Jan van Leyden sent out to various Westphalian towns to propagate the views of the "kingdom." Peter Kueper together with Dionysius Vinne and four others went to Osnabrück, where they were apprehended and put to death.
Mellink, Albert F. De Wederdopers in de noordelijke Nederlanden 1531-1544. Groningen: J.B. Wolters, 1954: 48, 245.
|Author(s)||Nanne van der Zijpp|
Cite This Article
van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Peter Kueper (d. 1534)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 1 Oct 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Peter_Kueper_(d._1534)&oldid=83813.
van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Peter Kueper (d. 1534). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 October 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Peter_Kueper_(d._1534)&oldid=83813.
©1996-2016 by the Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. All rights reserved.